The first table below looks at the demand for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Hertfordshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 65 53 66
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Contract jobs citing Selenium 4 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.52% 1.27% 0.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.94% 8.16% 6.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 2
Average daily rate £407 £416 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% +0.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £280 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £525 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
81 98 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.44% 15.51% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 50 47
Average daily rate £401 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 14
Average hourly rate £37.00 £36.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -2.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Selenium
East of England

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Selenium across the Hertfordshire region.

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Stevenage - - - - 1
Watford - - - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Selenium
East of England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Selenium also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Selenium.

1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Ajax
2 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) CMS
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Apache
3 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (50.00%) IntelliJ
3 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (50.00%) MySQL
3 3 (50.00%) JDBC
3 3 (50.00%) JSP
3 3 (50.00%) SOAP
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Ant
3 3 (50.00%) JUnit
3 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (50.00%) Mockito
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (50.00%) NoSQL

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Selenium also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Selenium. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) CMS
1 3 (50.00%) Apache
1 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
1 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (50.00%) IntelliJ
1 3 (50.00%) Ant
1 3 (50.00%) JUnit
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) Mockito
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
1 3 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) WatiN
2 1 (16.67%) Calabash
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Portal Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Automation Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) UI Programmer
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Ajax
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) JDBC
2 3 (50.00%) JSP
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) JSON
2 3 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) XHTML
4 1 (16.67%) XSLT
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) Sass
4 1 (16.67%) Spring MVC
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) XPath